Food & Drink

A Look at Asheville’s Booming Beer Scene

Get know the South's sudsiest city

June/July 2013

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Taps at Wicked Weed.

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Bikers brake for a beer at Wedge.

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Bar service at Barley’s.

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Raising a few pints in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Luke and Walt Dickinson, co-owners of Wicked Weed.

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A handful of hops.

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The lobby bar at the Grand Bohemian Hotel.

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A room in the larger-than-life Grand Bohemian Hotel.

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A plate at Cúrate, a nationally recognized Spanish tapas bar.

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Chef Katie Button of Cúrate.

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A pork chop and sides at the Admiral.

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The dining room at Cúrate.

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Wicked Weed’s bison burger.

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Brusin’ Ales impressive craft beer selection.

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Highland Brewing Company owner Oscar Wong cracks open a cold one.

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Peanuts and a flight satisfy at Wedge Brewing Company.

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Bourbon-barrel-aged beers at Wicked Weed Brewing.

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Sample sugs at Wicked Weed Brewing.

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Cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts wind down at Wedge Brewing Company.

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Breakfast is served at Early Girl Eatery.

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Breakfast at Early Girl Eatery.

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All-day breakfast served at Early Girl Eatery.

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The Grand Bohemian Hotel bar.

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One of the latest brewpub’s to hit the scene, Wicked Weed.

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Fish and chips.

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The Admiral’s pork chop.

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Cases stacked tall at Highland Brewing Company.

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Highland Brewing Company bottles beer from its outpost on the edge of town.

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A pint at Highland Brewing Company.

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Hidden brews.

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